Replays, Rivalries, and Rumbles : The Most Iconic Moments in American Sports Hardback
Edited by Steven Gietschier
What were the iconic sports moments of the last century?
In Replays, Rivalries, and Rumbles , a team of sports aficionados climb onto their bar stools to address that never-solved but essential question.
Triumphs and turning points, rivalries and record-setters "each chapter tracks down the real story behind the epic moments and legendary careers sports fans love to debate.
Topics include Abner Doubleday and the origins of baseball; the era-defining 1979 duel between Larry Bird and Magic Johnson; how Denver and Cleveland relive The Drive; the myths surrounding the Ali-Foreman Rumble in the Jungle; Billie Jean King's schooling of Bobby Riggs; the Miracle on Ice; and ESPN's conquest of the sports world. Filled with eye-opening lore and analysis, Replays, Rivalries, and Rumbles is an entertaining look at what we think we know about sports.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 232 pages
- Publisher: University of Illinois Press
- Publication Date: 13/11/2017
- Category: Popular culture
- ISBN: 9780252041525